EXCL: Government warned of ‘serious risk’ to services as UKCloud customers hit with sevenfold price increase
Customers that cannot pay fees seven times higher than contracted price face a race against time...
Local government spending through the G-Cloud framework totalled £1.93m in February, the government has announced.
Paul Lipman suggests that local government organisations should look to the cloud to address growing security challenges.
Andrew Hawkins says the new role for GDS may prove less significant for local government ICT than other measures in the Budget.
A majority of UK parliamentarians believe that UK public sector data should be securely processed in this country - what do councils need to consider when procuring data storage services?
Government deputy chief technology officer Magnus Falk outlines what government organisations should be doing to improve digital services.
A local authority partnership has extended its telecommunications deal with Virgin Media Business by four years for £25 million.
How will a new guide to procuring cloud services for government help the private sector? Ian Murphy takes a look.
For the first time, the public sector is nosing ahead of private firms in some areas of digital technology, according to Ross Mason.
A recent round table assessed the potential of digital and data in transforming, enhancing and reimagining healthcare.
Local government's progress on digital transformation is too slow for it to save council services, according to this year’s detailed review of council websites by Socitm.
The European Union Agency for Network and Information Security (ENISA) has released a step-by-step guide for public sector bodies on procuring cloud services.
The G-Cloud framework must not lose sight of its core messaging when it comes to driving good cloud policies and practices, according to Peter Groucutt.
Local government spend through the G-Cloud framework dropped by almost two thirds between December and January, according to new figures.
A survey of UK Parliamentarians shows there is significant concern that offshoring data is hindering local government cloud.
So the government is to retain agile services on the Digital Marketplace after all. But, even with this last-minute reprieve granted, the whole episode begs numerous questions, says Harry Metcalfe.
The government has reversed a decision to remove agile development services from the Digital Marketplace after criticisms of their new home on the Digital Services framework (DS).
Harry Metcalfe on what is driving the groundswell of opinion among SMEs that the Digital Services Framework is deeply flawed.
G-Cloud founder Chris Chant today said much more needs to be done to encourage the public sector to improve its approach to procurement.
The government last week announced that 1,453 suppliers had been appointed to the G-Cloud 6 framework – read the full list here.
Nearly half of all public sector respondents to a survey on cloud computing have responded that security is their highest concern.
Think tank Policy Exchange has scaled back its proposal for a local Government Digital Service (LGDS), saying it should be limited to creating and managing an online app store.